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[16 Jan 2020 | 2 Comments | 6,081 views]
Holiday Season Retailers may Ding Your Credit Score

This holiday season, retailers may nudge you a little harder to sign up for their store credit cards. Perks could include discounts of 10% or more on your first purchase and introductory offers that allow you to delay payments, interest or both.

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[9 Nov 2019 | One Comment | 6,302 views]
Can I get a Mortgage, Credit Card or Auto Loan With a Credit Score of 550?

In order to improve your credit score, it’s always the same formula — you need to make on-time payments, reduce debt, increase credit lines and use plenty of diversity in your credit profile. Additionally, it will help significantly to keep old lines of credit open.

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[31 Oct 2019 | 2 Comments | 4,503 views]
How to Fight a Debt Lawsuit

What happens when you are sued by a debt collector? While it may feel like the end of the world, it’s a pretty routine occurrence in courts across the country. Most debt collection law firms file hundreds of lawsuits a day, assuming that 99% of defendants will not answer.

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[7 Oct 2019 | 2 Comments | 7,779 views]
Best Credit Cards After Filing Bankruptcy

It may sound like the stupidest financial move ever: getting credit cards after bankruptcy. But done right, it may be one of the smartest moves you can make for your credit. The main purpose for getting new credit cards after bankruptcy is to help boost your credit scores, which most likely took a hit when you filed.